Tag Archives: Ruth Westcott

Brakes’ fish pledge means sustainable fish for millions

BRAKES HAS taken a Sustainable Fish Cities pledge.                        Millions of UK schoolchildren, hospital patients, workplaces and restaurant diners are to be served only demonstrably sustainable fish, thanks to the pledge signed today by Brakes, the UK's largest food wholesale supplier.   The Sustainable Fish Cities…
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Swimming together

SMALL HOSPITALITY companies are being offered the chance to cut the cost of the MSC seafood certification by a third.                   Sustainable procurement can be expensive, especially for small companies without the financial clout to buy products and services in bulk. But for independent restaurants and fish…
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Talking sustainable fish, at low cost with Ruth Westcott

THE MARINE STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL'S commercial officer talks to Footprint at The University Caterers Organisation conference in Wales.                           Anya Hart Dyke (AHD): Good morning Ruth. Your presentation at the conference focused on a new approach to buying sustainably sourced fish through the Marine…
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Dorset chippie gains MSC certification for seven restaurants

DORSET-BASED chippie, Harlees has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for all of its seven restaurants, meaning that all of their cod and haddock can be traced back to sustainable, well-managed fisheries.   Harlees is the latest in a recent surge of UK chippies to gain MSC certification and their restaurants makes up just…
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MSC fish map for caterers

CONSUMERS WILL be able to identify where they can buy sustainable fish in their area using a new interactive map.                     The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has produced the map, which spotlights which caterers, schools, restaurants and chippies are using MSC-certified fish.   Across the UK,…
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